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May 02, 1934 - Image 5

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Architeets' Ball
Is Pleaned For
Friday, May I
Decorations At Party Will
Give Arabian Nights Air;
Don Lyon Is Chairman
The brilliance of the Architects
Party, to be held May 11 in Granger's
Ballroom, will have to depend more
on the decorations than on the cos-
tumes of the guests, according to an
announcement made yesterday by
Don Lyon, '34A, general chairman.
Although the party is being an-
nounced all over the campus as the
Architects Costume Party, the un-
willingness of the students on the
campus to deck themselves out in
fancy costumes has caused the com-
mittee to make the wearing of cos-
tumes optional, Lyon said.
For many years before 1926 there
was considerable agitation on the
campus for a costume party. The
chief argument of the exponents of
the idea was that it would be the only
party of its kind in the middle-west
and as such it would attract a lot
of comment in this area. Aftera long
and sustained fight the costume-ad-
vocates won their point and for the
next year or .two the campus saw a
party that rivalled the J-Hop in color
and brilliance.
In those years the party attained
a prestige worthy' of the Parisian
Beaux Arts. The entire College of Ar-
chitecture worked for weeks before
the party designing and building the
setting and preparing the gymnasium
for the dance, and the night of the
party the floor was crowded with
guests wearing costumes in keeping
with the decorations.
This year, the setting of the party
is the cave of Sesame in the mythical
land of the Arabian Nights. Work has
already been started on making up
the decorations and will proceed more
rapidly when all of the working draw-
ings are completed, Lyon said.
The contest for the best poster de-
sign to advertise the party was won by
Bruce Lafer, '35A. Second and third
awards were made to Charles Stock-
ing, '36A, and Margaret Culver, '35A.
Ten others received honorable men-
The tickets have all been placed in
the hands of committeemen and more
have been ordered, according to Lyon.
The price of the tickets is $2.
U* *s* Junior Class
Will Produce P'lay
University High School's Junior
Class will present "The Far-Off Hills"
by Lennox Robinson on May 4 and
5 at 8:15 in the University High au-
ditorium. Mr. Robinson has spoken
several times to Ann Arbor audiences.
"The Far-Off Hills" is the play that
was presented by the Abbey Theatre
players of Dublin in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre two years ago. The
plot concerns a young girl of twenty-
five or so who has planned a career
as a nun and the circumstances that
arise to make her change her mind.
She decides to look around for an
eligible gentleman and complications
Tickets are on sale for both per-.
formances at Wahr's and Slaters' and
the high school.
Synthetic Diamnonds Are
Predicted By Scientists
(By Intercolegiate Press)
MADRID, Spain, May 1. -Dia-
monds may be made synthetically in
large quantities for commercial use

in the near future, in the opinion
of Prof. Obdulio Fernandez, chief of
the pharmacy faculty at the Univer-
sity of Madrid.
He told the opening session of the
ninth International Congress of Pure
Applied Chemistry last week that the
modern day chemist gradually is ar-.
riving at knowledge of the transmu-
tation of substances.
Eleven United States delegates were 1
present at the convention.
bs t
still has the answer: Racks
and racks of summer clothes I
in linens, ginghams, piques
..and seersuckers, in all the
combinations you have been
looking for: suits, shirtwaist

Lead Various Spring Sports At Wellesley college

-Associated Press Photo
These girls will head various spring sports at Wellesley college, Wellesley, Mass. Left to right: Mary Lou
Beakes of Hackensack, N. J., archery; Jane Fraser of Boise, Ida., crew; Margaret Olsen, Des Moines, baseball;
Margaret Mellor, Plymouth, Mass., tennis; Barbara Carr, Arlington, Mass., lacrosse; Alice Marting, Cincinnati,
dancing, and Mary Kingsley, Ecok ine,M Iass., golf.

Comedy Club
To Honor Wall
Reception Will Be Held a su
In League For Author Of theh
'A Little Love' TI
Members of Comedy Club will hon- rece]
or Vincent Wall, Grad., author of Thir
"Littie Love," the club's brilliant acqu
comedy which opens Thursday night Ph.
in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, at J.D.'
an informal reception Friday night Te
in the Grand Rapids Room of the has
League. this
Wall and the play's patrons will be doctc
the guests of honor at the reception, tribe
which will take place after the final chew
curtain on the second night of the engi:
play. The entire audience is invited andcou
to attend the reception and meet an
Wall and members of the cast of the
play, which attained amazing success shirt
on tour during Spring Vacation but
which has not been shown in Ann Tf
Arbor. It won a major Hopwood prize
last year. s
Special invitations are being sent
to all fraternities and sororities to
attend as groups. Elizabeth Blood,
'36, is in charge of the reception.
Valuable 200-Year-Old T y
Book Is 'Re-Discovered' as ter
PRINCETON, N. J., May L.--A ball,
200-year-old book, "lost" for years, after
has been discovered resting on the use of
open shelves of the Princeton Uni- he ca
versity Library by James Thayer Ge- tennis
rould, university librarian, fing
The book, formerly the property of educa
the College of New Jersey, is "A View the U
of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy," Mis
written by Henry Pemberton and sign s
printed in London in 1728. On the o h
fly leaf is an inscription showing that of the
the volume was presented to the li she d
brary in Nassau Hall in 1766. giate
University authorities are especi- Stu
ally pleased with the discovery of the in wa
book becausevvery few of the books in inpla
the original library here survived the inpa
depredations of the Revolutionary Denta
War and the fire which later de-ad
stroyed Nassau Hall in 1802.ak
May Ball To Be GivenThe
Y -c ay,
Tonight By St. Andrew for us
as a s
A formal May Ball will be given to- catior
night in the Union by the League of as we
St. Andrew, the proceeds to go to "We
charity. A supper will be held at mid- in ma
night. a que
Mrs. C. C. Furstenberg is general hande
chairman. Among those entertaining chine
before the dance are Dr. and Mrs. tern o
Theophile Klingman at their home diatel
on Fair Oaks Parkway and Prof. and form
Mrs. Harvey Rohrer on State street. j made

Linen, Checked Materials Are
Best For Spring Campus Wear

Fashion news is coming fast and
furious and innovations are appear-
ing every day, with last spring's fash-
ion favorites staging unexpected
comebacks. The latest summer fash-
ion to put in its appearance "under
the clock" is the linen suit, which
seems none the worse for its recent
One of the most charming of such
suits to be seen was worn by one of
our more prominent campus women.
It was green linen, not chartreuse or a
pastel shade but a real virile grass
green and was made with a short
double breasted tailored jacket worn
over a severe brown linen blouse.
With it there was a broad brimmed
white hat with a narrow brown edge
and broad bown ribbon and brown
and white shoes completed the cos-
Another of these suits was sighted
in dark blue linen, It too featured the
short jacket, though not of the dou-
ble breasted variety and it was com-
bined with a white pique blouse.
Little white pique cuffs made it look
still more clever, cool, and some-
how efficient.
So far we haven't seen any white
linen suits, but we're sure that with
the grace of God and the weather
man they will soon be forthcoming.
Besides these there are other suits,
not quite so summery in appearance.
One of the most tailored which we
saw today was a dark brown skirt
combined with a double-breasted
jacket of tiny brown checks. The
wearer of this outfit also indulged in
a floppy brim.
And may. we mention the char-
Campfire Girls, Sorority
Plans Social Meetings
Members of Alpha Gamma Sigma,
sorority for .former campfire girls,
continued their contract bridge les-
sons, which have been carried on for
seven weeks, at their meeting last
night. Miss Tress Musiel is teaching
the women.
Plans were made at the meeting for
several social affairs of the near fu-
ture. A breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Sun-
day in the League will honor the grad-
uating members of the sorority, Vir-
ginia Bell and Karolina Weiser. Miss
Ethel McCormick, social director of
the League, will speak .at the break-
The sorority will honor mothers of
the members at a Mother's fDay tea
to be held in the League., Further
plans have not been announced.
Members of the 1916 graduating
class of the Law School will meet,
Friday night in the Ambassador Ho-
tel, Detroit; for an informal reunion,
according to an announcement made
yesterday by T. Hawley Tapping,I
general secretary of the Alumni As-

treuse suit made in a sheer wool. The
top of the 'one-piece dress was a
silk print with a decidedly yellowish
tinge and sleeves of this material ap-
peared long and, full below the cap
sleeves of the jacket.
Other outfits were seen on campus.
which did not cling to the strictly
tailored type. One of the most at-
tractive was aquamarine crepe with
a brown taffeta collar, cuffs, and'
jabot effect. It also featured a brown
patent belt which did not buckle but
tied with little bows of the crepe.
Another of the dressier costumes
was a blue taffeta suit with large
white dots painted on it. All we could
see of it in a passing glance was that
it had perfectly huge short puffed
sleeves, which hid the rest of the
Alpha Xi Delta
Alpha Xi Delta sorority entertained
Sunday afternoon at a faculty recep-
tion. Mrs. A. F. Shull, Mrs. H. H.
Seeley, Mrs. F. A. Coller, Mrs. H. E.
Keeler, Mrs. J. C. Lyons, Mrs. N. H.
Wililams, Mrs. R. W. Cowden, and
Mrs. C. D. Thorpe, patronesses, as-
sisted as hostesses. Julia Ann Wil-
son, '36, was in charge of the ar-
rangements and decorations, which
were carried out in green with pink
Delta Chi
Delta Chi recently installed the
office3 ; for the coming year. Wilbur
Nelsoj, '35E, is president; Russell
Johnson, '35, vice-president; James
Klee, '36, secretary; Russell Mason,
'34, treasurer.
The retiring officers are: Fred Pe-
toskey, '34Ed, president; Fred Tonks,
'34, vice-president; Russell Johnson,
secretary; Russell Mason, retaining
his position.
Where To Go
Motion Pictures: Majestic, "You
Can't Buy Everything" with May
Robson; Whitney, "He Couldn't Take
It" and "Unholy Love" with H. B.
Warner; Michigan, "This Man Is
Mine" with Irene Dunne and on the
stage, "The Mimic World"; Wuerth,
"As Husbands Go."
,Lecture: "Bromine from Sea Wa-
ter" by Leroy C. Stewart; 4:15 p.m.
in Natural Science Auditorium.
Dancing: League Grill Room, Stunt
Night; Den, Tavern, Preketes, Hi-
Hat Inn.
Catholic Students: Mixer in Cha-
pel Auditorium at 8 p.m.
Concert: Prof. Joseph Brinkman,
pianist, at 8:15 p.m. in Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre.

Student Artists
To Be Featured
At Stunt Night
Three song and dance numbers
will constitute the program to be put
on at the weekly "Stunt Night" in the
League Grill Room tonight.
The three Wilson brothers, Jack,
Bill, and Pat, will give a team tap
number. Virginia Chapman, '35, well-
known in Play Production will sing,
and the third number will be given
by two participants in the show,
"Juniors on Parade." They are Bet-
ty.Ann Beebe, '37, and Jane Edmon-
son, '37. Dancing will be, as usual,
to the music of Al Cowan and his
Heads Of League, W.A.A.
To Pour At Student 'Tea
The two newly elected heads of the,
League and the Women's Athletic
Association, Maxine Maynard, '35SM,
and Ruth Root, '35Ed., will pour at
the last student tea of the year to be
given by President and Mrs. Alex-
ander G. Ruthven from 4 to 6 p.m.
today at their home on South Uni-
versity Ave. A large student guest
crowd is expected.

to this Exciting

Every suit in stock is included in this
Sale. Choose from swaggers and short
tailored coats in tweeds, crepes and
tree bark materials.

in Two Groups

Leather soles for wom- WED. and THURS.
' - en and children; com-
position soles for men,
with regular rubber
heels. -
Put On While You 7
Wait or Shop

Values to $29.75

5 .00

Values to


Prints and plain colors and combinations, some
with finger tip and short jackets are included.
These Values for Wednesday Only


To ft you wit hou um rring their appearance-
* Golf Bags and Golf Shoes repaired at low cost.
j Sucdc Shoes refmishe; i:tmo smooth leaters


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